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Players

Demetri Goodson
CB #39
Height:
5-11
Weight:
197
Age:
25
College:
Baylor
Hometown:
Charleston, WV
Experience:
R

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Biography

CAREER Highlights

  • Was selected by Green Bay in the sixth round with the No. 197 overall pick, becoming the first Baylor player to be drafted by the Packers since G Rell Tipton (seventh round) in 1977. Became the highest-drafted CB out of Baylor since CB Gary Baxter was selected by Baltimore in the second round in 2001.
  • Began his collegiate career by playing basketball for three seasons at Gonzaga (2008-11) before transferring to Baylor in 2011 to play football.
  • Played in 19 games with 13 starts during his three seasons at Baylor, registering 43 tackles (38 solo), including two tackles for a loss, four interceptions and 19 passes defensed.
  • Earned honorable mention All-Big 12 recognition as a senior in 2013, appearing in 11 games with 10 starts and posting career highs in tackles (26), interceptions (three) and passes defensed (16).
  • Tied for the team lead in interceptions and led the Bears in passes defensed in 2013.
  • Part of a Baylor team that won the Big 12 in 2013, its first outright league title since capturing the Southwest Conference in 1980, and earned a berth in the Fiesta Bowl.
  • Played in just eight games during his first two seasons at Baylor (2011-12), sustaining season-ending injuries both of those years (ankle in 2011, arm in 2012). Received an extra season of eligibility in 2013 after his hardship waiver was granted.
  • Started the first three contests in 2012 before breaking his arm early in the fourth game, an injury that would end his season. Posted 16 tackles (15 solo), an interception and three passes defensed prior to the injury.
  • Appeared in four contests in 2011, his first year at Baylor and his first season playing football since his sophomore campaign at Klein Collins High School in Spring, Texas. Sustained a season-ending ankle injury in the fifth game of the season.
  • Played basketball for three seasons (2008-11) at Gonzaga, starting 68 of 69 games in his final two years for the Zags and helping the team advance to the NCAA Tournament both of those seasons, before deciding to play football.
  • Started 35 games at point guard during the 2010-11 season, averaging 5.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists to help the Zags to their 11th consecutive West Coast Conference title.
  • As a freshman, drove the length of the floor and hit a floater with 0.9 seconds remaining to give Gonzaga an 83-81 win over Western Kentucky in the second round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament, securing its first Sweet 16 berth since 2006.
  • Earned second-team All-District 14-5A honors as a sophomore cornerback at Klein Collins High in 2005, his final season of football in high school.
  • Earned his degree in general studies, with a journalism minor, at Baylor.

HIGH SCHOOL

Attended Klein Collins High School in Spring, Texas, where he played football as a freshman and sophomore and basketball all four seasons…Was named to the All-Greater Houston Team as a senior in 2008 after averaging 16.7 points, 7.7 assists and 1.4 steals per game in leading the Tigers to a 31-5 record…Earned first-team All-State 5A honors as a junior, the largest classification in Texas…Averaged 16 points, seven assists and five rebounds that season and helped lead Collins to the Region 2 title game…As a sophomore in 2005, earned second-team All-District 14-5A honors at cornerback, his final season of football…Also played wide receiver and returned kicks.

PERSONAL

Given name Demetri Quarte Goodson…Nicknamed “Meech”…Born in Charleston W.Va. …Single…His older brother, Mike, has played RB for the past five seasons (2009-13) in the NFL with three clubs (Carolina, Oakland, N.Y. Jets)…Their father, Mike, was a two-time letterman (1985-87) in basketball at the University of Pittsburgh, and their mother, Yolanda Pike, ran track at Pittsburgh…Also has an uncle, Demetrius Gore, who played basketball at Pittsburgh from 1984-88…His half-brother, Jakar Hamilton, plays safety for the Dallas Cowboys…Volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House in Spokane, Wash., when he attended Gonzaga…Enjoys fishing, playing video games and eating at different restaurants, listing seafood as his cuisine…Names Derek Jeter, Charles Woodson, Michael Jordan and Chris Paul as his favorite athletes…Lists Breaking Bad as his favorite TV show and also enjoys watching Discovery Channel…Names Every Day a Friday by Joel Osteen as his favorite book…Lists Friday, Money Talks, Gladiator and Apocalypto as his favorite movies…Enjoys listening to rap music, naming Lil Wayne and K Camp as his favorite recording artists…Says Maui is his favorite place to visit, having spent time there in November 2009 when Gonzaga played in the Maui Invitational…Residence: Houston.

CAREER Highlights

  • Was selected by Green Bay in the sixth round with the No. 197 overall pick, becoming the first Baylor player to be drafted by the Packers since G Rell Tipton (seventh round) in 1977. Became the highest-drafted CB out of Baylor since CB Gary Baxter was selected by Baltimore in the second round in 2001.
  • Began his collegiate career by playing basketball for three seasons at Gonzaga (2008-11) before transferring to Baylor in 2011 to play football.
  • Played in 19 games with 13 starts during his three seasons at Baylor, registering 43 tackles (38 solo), including two tackles for a loss, four interceptions and 19 passes defensed.
  • Earned honorable mention All-Big 12 recognition as a senior in 2013, appearing in 11 games with 10 starts and posting career highs in tackles (26), interceptions (three) and passes defensed (16).
  • Tied for the team lead in interceptions and led the Bears in passes defensed in 2013.
  • Part of a Baylor team that won the Big 12 in 2013, its first outright league title since capturing the Southwest Conference in 1980, and earned a berth in the Fiesta Bowl.
  • Played in just eight games during his first two seasons at Baylor (2011-12), sustaining season-ending injuries both of those years (ankle in 2011, arm in 2012). Received an extra season of eligibility in 2013 after his hardship waiver was granted.
  • Started the first three contests in 2012 before breaking his arm early in the fourth game, an injury that would end his season. Posted 16 tackles (15 solo), an interception and three passes defensed prior to the injury.
  • Appeared in four contests in 2011, his first year at Baylor and his first season playing football since his sophomore campaign at Klein Collins High School in Spring, Texas. Sustained a season-ending ankle injury in the fifth game of the season.
  • Played basketball for three seasons (2008-11) at Gonzaga, starting 68 of 69 games in his final two years for the Zags and helping the team advance to the NCAA Tournament both of those seasons, before deciding to play football.
  • Started 35 games at point guard during the 2010-11 season, averaging 5.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists to help the Zags to their 11th consecutive West Coast Conference title.
  • As a freshman, drove the length of the floor and hit a floater with 0.9 seconds remaining to give Gonzaga an 83-81 win over Western Kentucky in the second round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament, securing its first Sweet 16 berth since 2006.
  • Earned second-team All-District 14-5A honors as a sophomore cornerback at Klein Collins High in 2005, his final season of football in high school.
  • Earned his degree in general studies, with a journalism minor, at Baylor.

HIGH SCHOOL

Attended Klein Collins High School in Spring, Texas, where he played football as a freshman and sophomore and basketball all four seasons…Was named to the All-Greater Houston Team as a senior in 2008 after averaging 16.7 points, 7.7 assists and 1.4 steals per game in leading the Tigers to a 31-5 record…Earned first-team All-State 5A honors as a junior, the largest classification in Texas…Averaged 16 points, seven assists and five rebounds that season and helped lead Collins to the Region 2 title game…As a sophomore in 2005, earned second-team All-District 14-5A honors at cornerback, his final season of football…Also played wide receiver and returned kicks.

PERSONAL

Given name Demetri Quarte Goodson…Nicknamed “Meech”…Born in Charleston W.Va. …Single…His older brother, Mike, has played RB for the past five seasons (2009-13) in the NFL with three clubs (Carolina, Oakland, N.Y. Jets)…Their father, Mike, was a two-time letterman (1985-87) in basketball at the University of Pittsburgh, and their mother, Yolanda Pike, ran track at Pittsburgh…Also has an uncle, Demetrius Gore, who played basketball at Pittsburgh from 1984-88…His half-brother, Jakar Hamilton, plays safety for the Dallas Cowboys…Volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House in Spokane, Wash., when he attended Gonzaga…Enjoys fishing, playing video games and eating at different restaurants, listing seafood as his cuisine…Names Derek Jeter, Charles Woodson, Michael Jordan and Chris Paul as his favorite athletes…Lists Breaking Bad as his favorite TV show and also enjoys watching Discovery Channel…Names Every Day a Friday by Joel Osteen as his favorite book…Lists Friday, Money Talks, Gladiator and Apocalypto as his favorite movies…Enjoys listening to rap music, naming Lil Wayne and K Camp as his favorite recording artists…Says Maui is his favorite place to visit, having spent time there in November 2009 when Gonzaga played in the Maui Invitational…Residence: Houston.